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Four file nominations in Khasi Hills on Day 1

SHILLONG/NONGSTOIN/TURA: Four Assembly poll candidates, all from Khasi Hills, submitted documents on the first day of filing of nominations on Wednesday. Congress candidate from East Shillong Ampareen Lyngdoh, and Independent candidates…

NPP makes clear its agenda for GH plains

SHILLONG/PHULBARI: Conrad Sangma said on Monday that the National People’s Party (NPP), if voted to power, will develop the hitherto neglected Garo Hills plains, which are mostly dominated by minorities. Addressing a large gathering at a…

Ticket allocation: Blow to Cong in Jirang, Chokpot

NONGPOH/SHILLONG: Ticket allocation is creating rifts in the Congress, which is already grappling with defection and internal bickering. This has prompted several members in Ri Bhoi’s Jirang constituency and South Garo Hills’ Chokpot to…

BJP’s brainstorming ahead of polls

NEW DELHI/SHILLONG: The first meeting of the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Bharatiya Janata Party to finalise the names of probable candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls was held in New Delhi on Saturday. BJP State President,…

R-Day celebrations with poll tableau, awards

TURA/JOWAI/NONGPOH/NONGSTOIN/MAWKYRWAT: Republic Day was celebrated in all districts with respective deputy commissioners unfurling the Tricolour. In Tura, DC Ram Singh took the salute of 12 Parade Contingents at Dikki Bandi Stadium after…

Rahul to visit Jowai on Jan 30

JOWAI/SHILLONG: All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi, the party’s star campaigner, will visit Jowai on January 30. Shillong MP Vincent Pala, who is also the working president of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee,…

Model code of conduct in full swing in state

JOWAI/NONGSTOIN/NONGPOH: With the model code of conduct and other instructions of the Election Commission becoming operative in the State after the announcement of the date of election slated on February 27, the District Magistrate of West…

State to vote on Feb 27, code of conduct kicks in

NEW DELHI/SHILLONG: Ending days of uncertainty and speculations, the Election Commission on Thursday announced two-phased assembly polls in Meghalaya, Nagaland  and  Tripura on February 27 and 18 respectively, with counting for all three…